Frights and delights Scare yourself silly with region’s haunted attractions

Northeast Pennsylvania knows how to deliver the frights each Halloween season. The region is home to numerous haunted attractions, which offer everything from spooky hayrides to creeping creatures to houses where spirits run rampant. So get in line and put on your...

Fright on film

Creepy, campy films and more on deck for fourth annual NEPA Horror Film Festival Thanks to Bobby Keller, they crept in from places as far as Australia, Russia, Israel and the United Kingdom to find a place at Dickson City’s Circle Drive-in theater. For the fourth...

Scranton Reads focuses on sci-fi thriller ‘War of the Worlds’

This year’s featured Scranton Reads book lends itself to a mix of serious and laid-back programs that draw from its classic science-fiction theme. Readers across the region will pick up H.G. Wells’ 1897 story “The War of the Worlds” in the coming weeks as part of the...

Up Close & Personal – Jeff D’Angelo

Jeff D’Angelo had always planned to join his father’s clothing business. The South Scranton native graduated from Scranton Central High School then studied business at Lackawanna College with the intention of one day working for his dad. He did, but he also...
Up Close & Personal – Erika Dutka

Up Close & Personal – Erika Dutka

Erika Dutka is an Archbald native who recently moved back home after living and working in Philadelphia. She attended Valley View High School and later earned a GED. She is a bartender at Barret’s Pub in Archbald and is thrilled to be back home. She gives credit to...

Sounds – October 11, 2018

Sounds – October 11, 2018

Women soloists turn out must-have sequels Eleanor Friedberger — ‘Rebound’  The Good: Former (assuming the group has actually broken up) Fiery Furnaces frontwoman Eleanor Friedberger releases her fourth solo outing. The Bad: Nah. The Nitty Gritty: Friedberger wrote the...

Fab 5 – October 11, 2018

Fab 5 – October 11, 2018

1. ‘American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life & Times’ Take a look inside the life of the 35th president of the United States at Everhart Museum. “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life & Times” features a collection of photographs of Kennedy’s public and private...

Nightlife – October 11, 2018

Nightlife – October 11, 2018

Thursday, Oct. 11 279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre: Lissa K Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Trivia Night Bartolai Winery, Route 92 and Coolidge Avenue, Falls: Open mic with Big Al and Billy Edwards Border Bar, 170 Laurel Plaza, Pittston:...